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Author Name:    Maharjan, Keshav Lall; Joshi, Niraj Prakash

Title:   Climate Change, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Developing Countries (Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Springer 

ISBN Number:   4431543422 / 9784431543428

Seller ID:   ING9784431543428

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This book is about climate change and its relation to agriculture and rural livelihoods. It starts by providing a basic understanding of climate change science followed by the relation of climate change to agriculture, the impact of which is discussed based on the particular impact of climate change on plant and animal physiology. The book further discusses the inclusion of the agriculture sector in various international climate change negotiations. It also reviews the cost and opportunities for agricultural projects through international climate change regimes, specifically the Clean Development Mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol. With this background, the book finally proceeds to an explanation of the methodologies used to assess the impact of climate change on agriculture and empirically discusses its impact on agriculture and rural livelihoods in Nepal.



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